Opening the garden August 2022

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The garden was due to be opened in 2020 & 2022 to raise funds for the National Garden’s Scheme.  Sadly this was not to be.  However in 2020 we produced a video about the garden which has now been viewed 5,300 times.  It may be seen by following this link  Watlington House, Reading; a garden for the future with a link to the past – National Garden Scheme (

We are plagued with Box Moth. The box hedging at the front has been removed but we persist with it for another year at the back.

The house and the garden were open for Heritage Open Days in September 2023 for the first time since 2019.

Below the garden during summer  2021 

Mortimer Sackler Rose May 2022